March 28-30 FREE and Cheap Things to Do in Fort Worth This Weekend

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This weekend’s FREE Fort Worth entertainment roundup includes:

  • FREE Fort Worth’s 2014 Spring Gallery Night
  • FREE Kids Art Class at the Kimbell Art Museum
  • FREE Birding Seminar at River Legacy
    Living Science Center in Arlington
  • FREE Seminar on Shade Gardens at Calloway’s
  • FREE Junior Chef Class at Williams-Sonoma
  • FREE Cowtown Opry Performance 
  • FREE “Elevating the Egg” Cooking Technique
    Class at Williams-Sonoma

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:: FREE! Fort Worth’s 2014 Spring Gallery Night
Saturday, March 29, 2014

Fort Worth 2014 Gallery Night

Fort Worth’s Annual Spring Gallery Night is a FREE open-house event celebrating the visual arts and the community’s cultural richness in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. Take a stroll through participating galleries and museums, plus mingle with the many artists featured during this community event. Many locations are hosting live music and light h’ors d’oeuvres.

Details, details
What
: To get more info on participating locations, download the 2014 Spring Gallery Night program and map here. Hosted by the Fort Worth Art Dealer’s Association (more info at fwada.org).
When: Saturday, March 29, 2014 ~ Event times vary by venue. Go here to find the schedule for each location.
Where: Print out a map of each participating venue here.
Cost: Most events are FREE.

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:: FREE Kids Art Class at The Kimbell Art Museum
Saturday, March 29, 2014

The Kimbell Art Museum ~ Fort Worth Art Program

The Kimbell Kids drop-in program introduces children (ages 12 and under) and their adult companions to fun and inspiring ways to enjoy art together.  Each session features a brief gallery activity and a related studio-art project.  Sign up at the entrance to the education studios in the Renzo Piano Pavilion one hour before the program.  Do note that space is very limited.  

Details, Details
What: For more information, visit the the Kimbell’s event website.
When: Saturday, March 29, 2014 ~ 1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
Where: The Kimbell Art Museum ~
3333 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth. 

Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Birding Seminar at River Legacy in Arlington
Saturday, March 29, 2014

Join River Legacy Living Science Center in Arlington for Birding 101, a multi-week series of classes designed for beginning birders and those who want to improve their birding skills. The adult workshop will be led by North Central Texas Master Birders and will include one hour of classroom instruction followed by one hour in the field. Bring your binoculars and field guide if you have them. A limited supply of binoculars will be available during the class.  Best suited for ages 12 and up. Space is limited. RSVP to 817.860.6752.

Details, details
What:
 To find out more about the FREE  seminar, go here.
Where: River Legacy Living Science Center, 703 NW Green Oaks Boulevard (at the intersection of N. Cooper Street and Green Oaks) in Arlington.
When: Saturday, March 29, 2014 ~ 8:30am.
The conclusion of this multi-part class takes place April 5th.
Cost: FREE, but donations are appreciated and space is limited.

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:: FREE Calloway’s Seminar on Creating Shade Gardens
Saturday, March 29, 2014

Calloway's Garden Seminar Event

Discover a remarkable variety of plants that bring striking color to the shade garden through foliage and blooms at Calloway’s gardening clinic. Whether you are dealing with a difficult shady spot on your property, or making a garden retreat, this clinic will provide the answers to your questions for how to create a vibrant Texas garden in the shade.

Details, details
What: Learn more about this gardening event here.
When: Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 10:15AM
Where: All Calloway’s locations. Click here to find one near you.
Cost: FREE!

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:: FREE Junior Chef Cooking Class at Williams-Sonoma
Saturday, March 29, 2014

Join Williams-Sonoma’s weekly Junior Chef Class where they will show kids how fun and easy cooking can be.  They’ll learn to make delicious recipes, from main courses to desserts and snacks, with plenty of tasting along the way.  This week’s class will teach fun ways to decorate eggs, with colors, glitter, sparkle and pizzazz.   Note: You’ll want to call to reserve your spot since class size is limited.

Details, details
What: For more information and to view the current month’s schedule for Williams-Sonoma Junior Chef Cooking classes and demonstrations, click here.
When: Saturday, March 29, 2014. Note: 1 hour class times vary from store to store, so be sure to call for exact times & date.
Where: Go here to find a Williams Sonoma store near you.
Cost: FREE! Call your local store to RSVP.

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:: FREE Cowtown Opry Performance at The Stockyards
Sunday, March 30, 2014

Hear classic western music come to life as Cowtown Opry members perform a free music exhibition on the steps of the Livestock Exchange building. This live family friendly music event will take place every Sunday and will feature a different theme each week ~ Western Gospel music will be featured on the 5th Sunday of the month.

Details, Details
What:
For more information, visit the Cowtown Opry website.
When: Sunday, March 30, 2014, 2:00PM.
See the complete performance schedule here.
Where: The live performance will take place on the steps of the historic Livestock Exchange building ~ 131 East Exchange Ave. in the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District.
Cost: FREE!

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:: Take a FREE Cooking Technique Class at Williams-Sonoma
And, Get 10% OFF Your In-store Purchase!
Sunday, March 30, 2014

Join Williams-Sonoma for  a cooking technique class that focuses on cooking with eggs and transforming this humble ingredient into frittatas, eggs Benedict and other eggs-traordinary dishes. They’re ideal for a festive brunch yet simple enough to enjoy on weekdays. Plus, if you attend this class, you can enjoy 10% OFF savings on same-day purchases from their stores.  Note: You’ll want to call to reserve your spot since class size is limited.

Details, details
What: For more information and to view the current month’s schedule for Williams-Sonoma technique classes and demonstrations, click here.
When: Sunday, March 30, 2014. Note: 1 hour class times vary from store to store, so be sure to call for exact times & date.
Where: Go here to find a Williams Sonoma store near you.
Cost: FREE! Call your local store to RSVP.

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